Amazing Festivals Around The World That You Should See Before You Die. Tweet Once a year some of the countries around the world hold magical and outrageous festivals.
Some like the Brazilian carnival and Spanish bull chase are famous world wide while others few people know about. So if you fancy living it up then check out our list of 20 of the most amazing festivals from around the world that we recommend you should see before you die. 1. Carnaval — Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Feb. 28 – March 4 (for 2014) Most beautiful places in China. Almost all of us are familiar with China's great man-made attractions.
The Forbidden City in Beijing. Off Track Planet. Before you render yourself useless by putting on the annual winter fat suit made entirely of holiday hams and snickerdoodles, and cloud your mind with eggnog, and little bottles of schnapps, plan a kick ass trip to start the year off right with our brand new list of destinations for 2013.
Sintra, Portugal Homiest No matter how rugged you are, or how well you can hold your ground with the gravity bong, everyone loves little colorful houses and rolling hills. Sintra is a short train ride from the big city action of Lisbon and upon arrival, you get a face full of house. A homey sort of town, this place is filled with restaurants run by the Portuguese version of your mom. Top 10 Eastern European getaways. For years Eastern Europe was the undiscovered half of the continent - but things have changed.
The diverse highlights of Eastern Europe are now drawing travellers by the trainload. Here are our top 10 Eastern European getaways. 10 Best Party Islands around the World. There are countless island destinations in the world and all of them have their own charm and appeal.
34 Lost Cities Forgotten by Time. It’s hard to imagine how an entire city can get lost but that’s exactly what has happened to the lost cities on this list.
There are actually many reasons why a city has to be abandoned. War, natural disasters, climate change and the loss of important trading partners to name a few. Whatever the cause, these lost cities were forgotten in time until they were rediscovered centuries later. The world's largest indoor beach in the German countryside. 6,000 people can enjoy the 'sun' - and without a cloud in sight thanks to the roofThe Tropical Island Resort in Krausnick also contains a 50,000-plant forest - and room to fly a hot air balloon By Eddie Wrenn Published: 10:23 GMT, 23 November 2012 | Updated: 19:41 GMT, 23 November 2012 It is the world’s largest indoor beach with 400 sunloungers - and not a cloud in sight.
Yet with up to 6,000 visitors allowed in at a time, there are bound to be towel-fights over them – especially as this 'indoors paradise' is in Germany. The Tropical Island Resort in Krausnick, south of Berlin also boasts the largest indoor pool, 50,000-plant forest - and enough space to fly a hot air balloon inside. Top 100 Hotels & Resorts in the World: 2011 Readers' Choice Awards from Condé Nast Traveler. Rooms: 100Service: 96.8Food: 96.8Location: 100Design: 100 A triptych of perfect scores for rooms, location, and design make this "the place to fall in love again.
" The 10 Most Puzzling Ancient Artifacts. The Bible tells us that God created Adam and Eve just a few thousand years ago, by some fundamentalist interpretations.
Science informs us that this is mere fiction and that man is a few million years old, and that civilization just tens of thousands of years old. Could it be, however, that conventional science is just as mistaken as the Bible stories? There is a great deal of archeological evidence that the history of life on earth might be far different than what current geological and anthropological texts tell us. The World's 18 Strangest Bathrooms - Design and Architecture Bathrooms. Location /// Various Background: Occupying a mere 4.3 square feet, this "Swiss Army Knife Bathroom" takes space conservation to a whole new level, packing a toilet, sink, cistern, two storage units and two shower heads into one compact system.
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